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  • Hydrogen Fueling Station at Hickam

    As the largest consumer of petroleum products in the DoD, Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne has made it a priority for the Air Force to find alternative fuels to replace fossil fuels. In a partnership with the State of Hawaii, Hickam is implementing Secretary Wynne's directive and is leading the way with its hydrogen production and fuel station. At
  • Andersen pays tribute to Linebacker II warriors

    Team Andersen paid tribute to the Airmen who took part in Operation Linebacker II, an 11-day bombing campaign in 1972 over heavily defended North Vietnam, during a remembrance ceremony at the Arc Light Memorial Tuesday. Approximately 155 B-52 Stratofortress bombers from Andersen Air Force Base flew more than half the missions of Linebacker II,
  • OSI agent saves life by donating bone marrow

    He knows what it's like to lose someone close to him. His mother and uncle died of cancer when he was 19. Hoping to help in any way he could, Special Agent Mark Capps, a member of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 602 at Andersen enrolled into the Department of Defense Bone Marrow Program in 1995. "It was a difficult time
  • PACAF command chief master sergeant says ‘tell AF story’

    The Pacific Air Forces highest enlisted Airman held two enlisted calls Monday with two objectives - let Airmen know what the Air Force's priorities are and encourage them to tell the Air Force story. "There are three priorities in the Air Force and what I find as I travel around is that our young Airmen haven't been told what the Air Force
  • C-17 Airdrop to South Pole Station a Success

    Another airpower milestone was reached Dec. 19 (Hawaii time) with the completion of the first C-17 airdrop mission that delivered approximately 70,000 pounds of supplies to the South Pole. The airdrop's success is due to the combined effort of Joint Task Force-Support Forces Antarctica Operation Deep Freeze, 62nd Airlift Wing, 446th Airlift Wing,
  • Serving through the season: Senior Airman Alan Leckie

    The holiday season is in full swing with office parties and festive family traditions in the works. Meanwhile, for the Hickam Air Force Base Fire Department, it's business as usual. Senior Airman Alan Leckie of New Castle, Del., said firehouse traditions keep the holiday spirit alive. The chefs will be in the community kitchen, while the rest will